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EmployerEaton Corporation
Location Jackson, MS USA
PostedDecember 9, 2022

Job Details

Lead Power Systems Controls Engineer - Microgrid
As a Lead Power Systems Controls Engineer, you will provide field service systems integration engineering and technical consultation for customers in the areas of power system design and microgrid system design, programming, installation, start up, maintenance, repair, training. Eaton's Electrical Services & Systems team offers a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power system's life cycle-whether it's design, build, or support. Our services integrate and optimize the elements of a power system to make sure it's aligned with business goals. We can help keep your power system safe, efficient, reliable, and up-to-date.

The Power Systems Controls (PSC) group is a full-service systems integrator with the capabilities to integrate the necessary equipment and technologies, to provide a complete, power automation solution. This team of engineers and technicians brings extensive skills and experiences with a variety of leading HMI software packages enabling us to design graphically rich, easy-to-use operator interfaces that take advantage of the latest standalone or web-based technologies. Our experience transcends a multitude of equipment manufacturers, software packages, and network architectures, including all major OEM's HMI's, PLC's, and components. We offer single point responsibility, a high level of engineering and systems integration expertise, and a unified focus on cost effective solutions, seamless integration, HMI development, energy management tools, and professional turnkey system design and implementation.

**Essential functions include:**

+ Programming of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) in ladder and structured text.

+ Writing and deploying DER (distributed energy resource)/Microgrid operation and control schemes, load shedding/ peak shaving schemes, breaker control schemes, SCADA system development, and generator control. Experience with relay logic is a plus

+ Quote general turnkey microgrid control projects (analyze specifications, price all applicable labor and materials, write a proposed scope of work, etc.)


**Required (Basic) Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

+ Minimum of 7 years of experience working with PLC programming and deployment of power automation projects

+ No relocation is being offered for this position. Candidates must currently reside in the United States and be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Professional Engineering license

**Position criteria:**

+ Successfully complete and maintain compliance with Eaton's safety program and policies

+ Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver's license.

+ Periodically submit to background/drug screens as required by customers for on-site work.

+ Knowledge and understanding of best engineering practices for design of automation systems, power management systems, human-machine interface software, PLC programming, etc.

+ Knowledge and understanding of protection relays-based monitoring and control systems.

+ Working knowledge of test equipment and diagnostic instruments for automation and power management systems.

+ Knowledge of troubleshooting, test and repair techniques.

+ Understanding of the company's and competitor's automation and power management systems and services.

+ Strong computer literacy - Working knowledge of all software packages relevant to successful performance of tasks.

+ Knowledge and practice of safety precautions related to working with automation and power systems.

+ Has demonstrated ability to provide service and represent company interests in developing customer relationships to assure long-term customer satisfaction.

+ Excellent interpersonal and communication/presentation skills

+ Experience with AutoCAD

At Eaton, we strive to provide compensation and benefits that attract, engage, and retain the best talent. This includes competitive pay and a variety of benefit programs for eligible employees.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $81,800-$119,900 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

**Why work at Eaton?** We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

+ Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)

+ Healthcare/retirement savings programs

+ Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance

+ Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development

+ Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs

+ Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

At Eaton, we know that good benefit plans are important to employees and their families. In addition to a competitive base salary, Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits at a Glance. (\_1804713.pdf)


Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to:

Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power ? today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we're accelerating the planet's transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world's most urgent power management challenges, and doing what's best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.

Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.

Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.

**Job: Engineering**

**Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico**

**Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div**

**Job Level: Individual Contributor**

**Schedule: Full-time**

**Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes - Remote**

**Does this position offer relocation?: No**

**Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time**

Job #NLX230227819